Average Bench: 48% (292nd of 980)

Based on 17,918 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz

The Intel Core i7-920 is five and a half years old which puts it at an enormous disadvantage to more modern processors. The 920 sports four cores and eight threads which is the same basic configuration that Intel still uses in the majority of their i7s. Comparing the 920 to the 4770K, its modern day equivalent, shows that 920 lags by 63% at stock speeds and by 44% when both processors are overclocked. Overclocking improves the 920 by 30% vs just 17% for the 4770K. Aside from approximately 50% more calculation throughput the 4770K offers lower power consumption, compatibility with Intel's latest FCLGA1150 platform, on-board graphics and newer CPU instructions. Owners of the 920 should probably consider upgrading not only to improve system response times but also to take advantage of the newer platform. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 33%Average: 48% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-920 averaged 51.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 70.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.6Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-920 is 33%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-920 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 348Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 336Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.8 SC Int 66.8 90.1
50.6 SC Float 70.4 96.1
47.2 SC Mixed 68.6 93.2
54.9% 68.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 QC Int 228 315
159 QC Float 243 336
154 QC Mixed 236 327
53.4% 236 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 MC Int 319 433
215 MC Float 348 473
211 MC Mixed 336 453
50.1% 335 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 88.4
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 340
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 434
65% 432 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 67.4
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 69.4
56% 69.5 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 255
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 343
51% 341 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 63.9
SC Float 69
SC Mixed 64.9
53% 65.9 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 237
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 342
51% 339 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-920 Processor (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor Numberi7-920
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Intel i7-920 (Bloomfield) Quad Core Processor...

Model: AT80601000741AA

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

3 months ago.

Classic that never ages, still amusing the kids in the family and making the new Ryzen 1600 jealous. Throttling at stock speeds through games , Youtube videos and time.


Poor

3 years ago.


Terrible

2 months ago.

much more core yet slower than g4560


Terrible

27 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

11 months ago.

For 40 dollars... This is extremely good cpu even on stock frequencies


Good

20 months ago.

Its old but good 4GHz in OC no Problem and Triple RAM dont need to upgread


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